Birdie Mae Bledsoe Taylor

6 December 1907–28 January 1977 (Age 69)
Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Birdie Mae

Birdie Mae Bledsoe Taylor was born on 6 December 1907 as the daughter of Arthur Bledsoe and Flora Hutch. She married Willie Taylor on 28 November 1923, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Carroll, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 28 January 1977, in Alton, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Willie Taylor
Birdie Mae Bledsoe Taylor
Marriage: 28 November 1923
Ernest Taylor
Arthur Ray Taylor

Spouse and Children

28 November 1923
Carroll, Tennessee, United States



    Arthur Ray Taylor


Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Bledsoe


    Flora Hutch




World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Bledisloe, from the Old English personal name Blīð (a byname meaning ‘cheerful’) + Old English hlāw ‘mound’, ‘tumulus’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Birdie Taylor in household of Willie Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie Taylor, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Birdie Mae Bledsoe in entry for Thussel Mon... Taylor, "Tennessee, Births and Christenings, 1828-1939"

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